1619 – G. Mercator – Lithuania

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Title:                      “LITHUANIA”​

Description:
One of the earliest gorgeous map of Lithuania issued by Gerard Mercator – Jodocus Hondius. This is one of the maps which includes Gerhard Marcator’s name as the map maker.  Comes from french edition atlas – “Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura … Editio qvarta. Amsterodami, Iudoci Hondij An. D. 1619″ published in Amsterdam, by J. Hondius, 1619.

Cartographer:   Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)
Sheet size:           44 x 55 cm
Year:                     1619
Technique:           copper engraving

Condition:
Good condition, original hand colouring, as usual brownish paper. Small wormhole in the center. Paper with map maker’s watermark. Middle fold as issued.
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This is a genuine antique map published in 1619 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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